Tag: india

YIA Operator Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd holds roadshow in Kolkata

Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd (YACL) organised a one-day roadshow in Kolkata to promote air travel between Myanmar and India, two countries which share strong historical and cultural ties, the operator of Yangon International Airport (YIA). YACL and IndiGo co-hosted the Enchanting Myanmar 2019, India event at JW Marriott Hotel in Kolkata which gathered around 500 […]

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India updates travel advisory for travelling to Sri Lanka

Ministry of External Affairs, India has announced that its travel advisory on Sri Lanka has been scaled down given that national security is stable and the country is returning to normalcy. An official release stated, “Security situation in Sri Lanka is gradually returning to normal with the lifting of curfew & restrictions on social media […]

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Air Seychelles launches its sixth weekly service between Seychelles and India

Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and Mumbai. The flight was operated on May 12. Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair undertook the journey. The service consisted of nine business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, […]

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Sammy Yahia appointed as the new Director of Tourism for Israel in India

Israel Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce Sammy Yahia’s appointment as the new Director of Tourism for India & Philippines markets effective June 3, 2019. He will be responsible to lead the tourism board’s initiatives in India while overseeing the development of policies and strategies to strengthen Israel’s reputation as a world-class tourism and […]

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Alan Peter Chacko joins LOT Polish Airlines in India

LOT Polish Airlines has appointed Alan Peter Chacko as their Sales Manager India. Based in New Delhi, Alan Peter Chacko will oversee the commercial activities and key account relationships on behalf of the Polish Star Alliance member.  Before joining LOT Polish Airlines, Alan Peter Chacko held various senior positions within the Lufthansa Group in India. […]

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India ranks 3rd among top nationalities visiting Saudi Arabia for Umrah

India ranked third in terms of the world’s top nationalities that visited Saudi Arabia last week to perform the Umrah. According to the cumulative statistics of the weekly Umrah Index of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, an estimated at 621,742 pilgrims from India set foot in Saudi Arabia. As the holy […]

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India retains its position as the third largest visitor source market for Singapore

For the fourth time in a row, Singapore welcomed more than one million Indian travellers in 2018, reinforcing itself as one of the most preferred destinations for Indian outbound travellers. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced that India retained its third position, after China and Indonesia, as a Visitors Arrival (VA) source market for Singapore, […]

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Lufthansa inspires India to travel with its new brand campaign #LifeChangingPlaces

Building on the global success of its latest brand claim ‘Say Yes to the World’, Lufthansa launched a new cross-media brand campaign in India, namely #LifeChangingPlaces. Following the brand’s legacy of promoting open-mindedness, this campaign celebrates five real-life explorers who were rewarded with enriching experiences on their travels. Through strong visual storytelling, #LifeChangingPlaces invites global […]

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South African Minister of Tourism visits India, seeks to strengthen ties

Derek Hanekom, South African Minister of Tourism recently visited India between January 23 to 26. His visit came in the wake of India’s 69th Republic Day celebrations, as a part of the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa’s (Guest of Honour, Republic Day Celebrations) delegation visiting India. Driven by the purpose of enhancing destination marketing support […]

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India becomes 2nd highest source market for tourism to the Sultanate of Oman

The Sultanate of Oman has recorded a 12.37% growth in Indian tourist arrivals with 357,147 travellers visiting the country from January to December 2018 vis-à-vis 317,844 in 2017 making India the second highest source market for Oman. This marks a remarkable growth of 39.4% over the last five years, as per the statistics released by […]

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